kalamar: "fish and seafood" Istanbul Restaurant Tip by call_me_rhia

Istanbul Restaurants: 929 reviews and 1,244 photos

  some of the fish restaurants
by call_me_rhia

This is another restaurant recommended by Erkem, who's now my guru for restaurant in Istanbul. The area is nice, lively and full of fish restaurants - Kalamar is one of the many, which we chose because it had some seats left (note: mae a reservation). it was our farewell-Istanbul dinner.

Favorite Dish: Great mezzes, brought to you on a tray so that you can choose by looking at them (very handy when you don't speak Turkish). We also had some grilled calamari: very good (but not as good as in kibalikapi restaurant).
Service is really slow, which meannt we had to give a miss to dessert, as we had a plane waiting for us.

Address: kumkapi
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: not exactly in the centre - it's best to take a taxi there
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 4
Theme: Seafood

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 24, 2005
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